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Los Angeles Angels catcher Max Stassi catches a pitch during spring training baseball practice, Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2020, in Tempe, Ariz. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

Angels' Stassi apologizes for Astros' sign-stealing scheme

Feb. 12, 2020 5:15 PM EST

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Max Stassi says he wishes he had done “the right thing” when he learned about the Houston Astros' sign-stealing scheme late in their World Series championship season in 2017. The former Astros catcher's new teammates with the Los Angeles Angels also aren't happy with their...

FILE - In this Oct. 9, 2019, file photo, Washington Nationals' Anthony Rendon celebrates in the dugout after scoring on a single by Juan Soto during the sixth inning in Game 5 of the baseball team's National League Division Series against the Los Angeles Dodgers in Los Angeles. The Los Angeles Angels paired Rendon, the best hitter on the free agent market, and Mike Trout, their three-time AL MVP, this winter at the heart of a lineup stocked with an array of tested veterans and promising youngsters. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File)

Restocked Angels hope Rendon leads resurgence in AL West

Feb. 6, 2020 1:17 PM EST

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Angels paired the best hitter on the free agent market and their three-time AL MVP this winter at the heart of a lineup stocked with an array of tested veterans and promising youngsters. The Halos are still not anybody's favorite to end their decade-long playoff...

Angels' La Stella, Robles get raises, skip arbitration

Jan. 11, 2020 12:47 AM EST

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — All-Star infielder Tommy La Stella and closer Hansel Robles were among six arbitration-eligible Los Angeles Angels players who agreed to one-year deals Friday. La Stella got a raise from $1.35 million to $3.25 million, and Robles will jump from $1.4 million to $3.85 million. The...

FILE - In this April 27, 2019, file photo, Los Angeles Angels pitcher Cam Bedrosian throws during the first inning of the team's baseball game against the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo. Bedrosian agreed to a $2.8 million, one-year contract with the Angels on Thursday, Jan. 9, 2020, that avoided arbitration. Bedrosian, a 28-year-old right-hander, completed his sixth season in the Angels' bullpen last year with a 3.23 ERA in 59 appearances, including seven short starts. His 1.14 WHIP was his best since 2016, but he converted just one of his four save opportunities. He made $1.75 million. (AP Photo/Colin E. Braley, File)

Angels agree to 1-year deals with Bedrosian, Stassi

Jan. 10, 2020 12:11 AM EST

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Relief pitcher Cam Bedrosian agreed to a $2.8 million, one-year contract with the Los Angeles Angels on Thursday that avoided arbitration, and catcher Max Stassi struck an $800,000, one-year deal. Bedrosian, a 28-year-old right-hander, completed his sixth season in the Angels'...

FILE - In this Sept. 1, 2019, file photo, Minnesota Twins catcher Jason Castro pauses during the team's baseball game against the Detroit Tigers in Detroit. The Los Angeles Angels and Castro have agreed to a $6.85 million, one-year contract, according to a person with knowledge of the deal. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Thursday night, Jan. 2, 2020. because the deal was pending a successful physical and had not been announced. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)

Catcher Jason Castro, Angels finalize $6.85M, 1-year deal

Jan. 7, 2020 10:48 PM EST

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Catcher Jason Castro has finalized a $6.85 million, one-year contract with the Los Angeles Angels. The Angels announced the agreement Tuesday after the sides reached a deal last week. Left-hander Adalberto Mejía was designated for assignment to make room. The 32-year-old Castro...